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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Colombia.
Solandra maxima (Moc. & Sessé ex Dunal) P.S.Green

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1300 - 2600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito, liana
Conservation
No Evaluada

[FZ]

Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 8, Part 4. Solanaceae. Gonçalves AE. 2005

Morphology General Habit
High-climbing, evergreen hemi-epiphyte, or cultivated as a scandent shrub, to 3 (or more, said to reach 7) m long, with softly wooded stems;
Morphology Leaves
Leaves acuminate, glabrous or with occasional hairs beneath on the veins;
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary or several in terminal clusters, which often bear conspicuous tubercles on the peduncles;
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular, often angled, sometimes inflated, sometimes fleshy, glabrous, persistent in fruit, splitting down a quarter to a third into 3–5 apiculate lobes;
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla greenish-yellow to golden-yellow, becoming old-gold-yellow with age, bearing 5 or 10 wine-red or purplish lines within and 5 greenish ribs outside, mostly abruptly expanded into a large limb to 15 cm in diameter;
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments geniculate at the point of insertion, glabrous;
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers 10–13 mm long, the ovary immersed in the receptacle, seemingly inferior, distally meniscoid, depressed in the centre;
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit c.  7 cm across, ovoid, smooth, shiny, leathery
Note
Common name: “bolsa de judas”.
Distribution
Mozambique Native to Mexico, Central and northern South America (Colombia and Venezuela), now cultivated as a garden ornamental. Zambia Zimbabwe

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Cook Is., Ecuador, Fiji, Mauritius, Norfolk Is., Spain, Venezuela

Solandra maxima (Moc. & Sessé ex Dunal) P.S.Green appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 21, 1988 Rosas R., M. [1380], Mexico K000063317
Jan 1, 1987 Müller, F. [491], Mexico K000063316
May 5, 1967 Hartweg [500], Mexico K000195447 holotype
May 5, 1967 Hartweg [500], Mexico K000195449 holotype
May 5, 1967 Hinton, G.B. [3016], Mexico K000063319
May 5, 1967 Ghiesbreght, M., Mexico K000063321
May 5, 1967 Bourgeau, M. [1746], Mexico K000063318
May 5, 1967 Brown, N.E. [s.n.] K000759482 Unknown type material
May 5, 1967 Brown, N.E. [s.n.] K000759483 Unknown type material
Mexico K000063320
7253.000
J.G.Q [s.n.] K001073105
s.coll. [s.n.] K000195448

First published in Bot. Mag. 176: t. 506 (1967)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Scott, A.J. (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 128: 1-41. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Smith, A.C. (1991). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 5: 1-626. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
  • Verloove, F. (2017). New xenophytes from the Canary islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife; Spain) Acta Botanica Croatica 76: 120-131.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). http://collectaneabotanica.revistas.csic.es/index.php/collectaneabotanica/article/view/280/391 epublication.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Scott, A.J. (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 128: 1-41. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Smith, A.C. (1991). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 5: 1-626. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
  • Verloove, F. (2017). New xenophytes from the Canary islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife; Spain) Acta Botanica Croatica 76: 120-131.

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